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Autogas Day a dedicated Conference that takes place once a year providing a global platform to discuss the most recent developments in Autogas, from policy trends, to market success stories, to innovation.

Autogas Day is also an opportunity for the industry to get involved through local activities targeting key stakeholders worldwide. Don't miss out the day.



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What to Expect in 2022

This year’s Autogas Day, the fourth edition of this major international event, will again be part of LPG Week, taking place on Friday 18th November 2022. Autogas Day 2022 will focus on exciting innovations, key applications involving people and pertinent issues that drive policy support and the case for Autogas. The afternoon session will have a regional focus on India and neighbouring countries. 

Join us on Autogas Day 2022 and hear from industry leaders and external speakers on key developments, challenges, and opportunities, as well as what it takes to enter the market.


8:30 am – 9:00 am
Registration and Coffee

9:00am – 10:00am
Welcome, Safety Moment, Introduction and Keynote

  • James Rockall, CEO and Managing Director, WLPGA
  • S. M. Vaidya, Chairman IOCL and President WLPGA
  • Honourable Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs. Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas


Moderator for all sessions: Rahool Panandiker, Managing Director, BCG India

10:00am – 10:45am
Innovation in Autogas – Panel Discussion

Exciting innovations - new dedicated Autogas vehicles, advanced equipment, refuelling developments, renewable Autogas - continue to be announced in the Autogas sector making the consumer proposition ever more compelling.

  • Tucker Perkins, President and CEO, PERC
  • Federico Landi, Programmatic Manager, Landi Renzo
  • Angelique Berden, Corporate Marketing and Communications Director, Westport Fuel Systems
  • Philippe Prevel, VP Alternative Fuels Projects, Renault

10:45am – 11:15am Coffee Break

11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Autogas: Driving People

Key applications involving people - driving schools, police cars, ambulances, paratransit vehicles, school buses, taxis - will be showcased to demonstrate the confidence that authorities and the public have in the Autogas proposition.


  • Andrzej Olechowski, General Director, Polish Liquid Gas Association
  • Tucker Perkins, President and CEO, PERC
  • Sophie Gaudilliere, Public Affairs & Communications Director, France Gaz Liquides
  • Jakaria Jalal, Head of Division, Bashundhara LP Gas

12:30 – 1:30pm Lunch 

1:30pm – 2:30pm
Public Policy and the case for Autogas

A focus on some of the key issues that drive policy support for Autogas including improved health, cleaner air, a sustainable environment, a diverse energy portfolio, and a compelling proposition for the motorist including lower running and vehicle maintenance costs. The importance of a supportive OEM industry and a comprehensive refuelling network will also be debated.

  • Dr. Eric Johnson, Managing Director, Atlantic Consulting
  • Tucker Perkins, President and CEO, PERC
  • P K Banerjee, Executive Director, Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers

2:30pm – 3:00pm Networking Coffee Break

3:00pm – 3:45pm
The Case for Autogas for India – Panel Discussion

Discussions on learnings from the day and how they might be applied in the Indian context, and neighbouring countries.

  • Koshy John, Director (Sales and Marketing), SHV Energy India
  • Soumitra Chakraborty, CGM, LPG-Strategies, IOC
  • Girish Kotbagi, CEO, LPG, Total Energies India
  • Ashutosh Gupta CEO, Indian Oil Petronas P Limited

3:45pm – 4:00pm
Closing Remarks

  • P Jayadevan, Executive Director LPG, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

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About Autogas Day 2021

With a successful start in Amsterdam during the 32nd World LPG Forum & European Congress in 2019, Autogas Day 2021 had several international speakers addressing the benefits of driving on Autogas, its contribution to cleaner air, its market potential, its successes in several countries, as well as the challenges associated with the global energy transition.